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Dr. Alex  Mateuchev

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Podiatry is a branch of medicine that assesses and treats all foot and ankle ailments of every age group, including children. Some of the services provided include:
Foot & Ankle Surgery
The office is trained and equipped to handle a number of common foot and ankle surgeries directly in the on-site operating room. This include chronic and acute disorders. Dr Alex also performs surgery through AHS at Viking Hospital.
Custom Orthotics
Custom orthotics are orthopedic appliances used to support or improve movable parts of the body including the ankles and feet. Some common reasons to use orthotics include flat feet, diabetic related foot problems, plantar fasciitis/heel spur syndrome, tendonitis, and other foot strains. Pathology specific orthotics for special medical conditions of the foot are provided.
General Foot Care
This can include treatment of various skin conditions such as warts and athlete's foot to conditions of the nails such as ingrown toe nails and fungal nails. Some more serious abnormalities that are treated include ulcers and other diabetic side effects.
Sports Podiatry
Athletics often take a serious toll on a person's body whether they play professionally or as an amateur. Some common injuries include fractures, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendon issues, instability disorders and sprains.
Shock Wave Therapy (SWT)
Shock wave therapy is used for chronic pain from problems such as heel pain or plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonopathy and other tendon attachment disorders, metatarsalgia, and neuritis / neuroma.
Laser treatments
Laser treatment is available in the office and can be used to improve conditions such as fungal nails, plantar warts, and scar formation.